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Man sustains facial injuries in alleged assault in Chapel

Market Street in Chapel-en-le-Frith, close to Morrison's petrol station. Image: Google Maps.

Police are investigating after a man sustained facial injuries during an alleged assault in Chapel-en-le-Frith. 

It is reported to have happened between around 10.30pm and 11pm on Friday 27 August on Market Street, near to the Morrison’s petrol station.

Derbyshire Constabulary say a man in his 30s was taken to hospital after suffering a fractured eye socket and cuts and bruises to his face.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward - including a man and a woman who are believed to have stopped and offered to help the victim at the time.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 21*499734.

• Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

• Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact

• Website – complete the online contact form at https://bit.ly/3wX8Fr3.

• Phone – call 101.

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting https://bit.ly/35y2z3c.

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